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Accident: 14456529 - Employee Crushed And Killed In Trench Cave-In

Accident: 14456529 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 05/09/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1520123905/10/19841629Weyher Levsey Constructors Inc
Employee #1 was welding sheet metal pilings in an approximately 4 to 5 ft wide by 7 to 8 ft deep trench. Part of the sand bank gave way, pinning Employee #1 against the metal pilings. He was crushed and killed.
Keywords: pinned, work rules, welder, construction, trench, crushed, cave-in
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 15201239 Fatality Asphyxia Occupational therapists

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